10 Common Frustrations of the Systems Administrator

Alex Williams | August 1st

It's tough to be a systems administrator.  System Administrstor Day 2011 comes and goes with no fanfare here. But I feel I have to give a bit of credit to the IT guy who responds...»

JailBreakMe Developer Talks Apple and Security

Maria Deutscher | August 1st

Comex, the person behind the JailBreakMe iPhone software that lets users get bypass Apple’s notoriously strict Digital Rights Management and install any app of their choosing, has been revealed by Forbes thanks to some social media research. The individual...»

More than 12 Million Users Pay for Facebook Games Every Month, says PayPal

Kristina Farrah | August 1st

According to data released by e-payments vendor PayPal, over 12 million users fritter money on Facebook games, comprising about 1.6 percent of the social network’s 750 million users. A little less than 2 percent may not sound like...»

Topify Shuts Itself Down because Twitter Doesn’t Care about the Little Guys

Maria Deutscher | August 1st

Arik Fraimovich, one of the developers behind Twitter tool Topify, announced in a blog post he will be shutting down the free service on August 5.  Topify enabled users to manage their...»

The Chuck Hollis Version – How People Fit in the Move from Silos to Services

Alex Williams | August 1st

The world looks so rosy from the Web. You live on the Web all day and you can't fathom how anyone would choose otherwise. But if you have ever worked on a growing team, it...»

IPO Season Gets Another Boost with Palo Alto Networks’ New Executive

Maria Deutscher | August 1st

Palo Alto Networks, a company that develops a firewall offering that filters web traffic based on the type of application generating it, announced its latest hire as it’s starting to prep for an initial...»

AppleTV Gains Momentum, Google TV Lags Behind

Maria Deutscher | August 1st

Online video is taking up more and more bandwidth, as both demand and quality rise exponentially and companies are quick to catch up with this growing market.  Some have managed to do so, while others...»

What’s Holding Netflix Back?

richardbennett | August 1st

Broadband usage fees and limits are back in the news again: the New York Times editorialized against them recently, and the Washington Post’s Cecilia Kang reported that “experts” have concerns about them.  We covered...»

Google Acquires The Dealmap as Talent Buys Forge Ahead

Kristina Farrah | August 1st

The daily deals market is becoming a crowded one, with several services cropping up in an effort to gain the success Groupon and LivingSocial have seen.  Google's the latest to make a development in this...»

Magazine Ads Get Interactive with Zinio 2.0

Cherr Aira | August 1st

The mobile enterprise invasion has altered the ways we live.  With tablets around, the gravity of its effects radiates from our global workforce, students and casual daily use, such as reading and media-sharing.  This...»